HIS 311 Institutions and Civil Liberties NEW.
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Assume the role of a newspaper journalist reporting during the summer of 1968—shortly after Congress passed the Civil Rights Acts of 1968. You are tasked with writing an article that explains the history of the 1964 and 1968 acts. Write a 350- to 500-word article, addressing the following points:
o Include a brief history of the civil rights movement during the 1940s – Truman Administration; the 1950s – Congress and the Eisenhower Administration; and the 1960s – Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, Congress, and Dr. Martin Luther King
o Discuss the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968
o Explain the differences between the two acts